Correctional Sergeant - Detention Center

Title: Correctional Sergeant - Detention Center

Salary: $21.96 hr


CORRECTIONAL SERGEANT (Detention Center): Supervises an assigned shift of correctional officers involved in maintaining the safety and security of inmates, staff, visitors and the public at the Beaufort County Detention Center. 


    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • At least 23 years of age
    • U.S. citizen
    • Completion, at a minimum, of 40 hour Corrections Supervision Course
    • Completion of basic jailer training program
    • Three years supervisory experience and/or training that includes law enforcement, security or detention center work
    • Experience in assigned specialized area of work such as security operations, safety or fire prevention
    • Possession and maintenance CPR/First Aid certifications. Must be able to obtain OC spray operation certification
    • Satisfactory credit history
    • Possession and maintenance of NCIC Terminal Operator certification
    • Valid driver's license with no DUI violations in the last five (5) years
    • No convictions for criminal domestic violence
    • Additional insert with application and prescreening required. The insert is available at or at Employee Services, 100 Ribaut Road, Beaufort, SC.

All applicants tentatively selected for a position with Beaufort County Council will be required to submit to urinalysis to screen for the illegal use of drugs and to a background check prior to appointment. Employment is contingent upon clearing both the drug screening and background investigation.